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February 2017 Newsletter

By | April 3rd, 2017|Latest Newsletters|

Estate What a busy start to 2017!  The main focus of the works team has been to install the new biomass heating main for the yard buildings.  The pipes from the boiler house (under construction [...]

The Life & Loves of…

By | January 30th, 2017|Local News|

Caroline Thwaites – Housekeeping Manager Caroline lives on the Estate with her husband and two dogs, Ginty and Biddy. We asked Caroline what a day in her life entails and you’d be surprised! What is [...]

Teething Problems & Winter Wonder

By | January 27th, 2017|Sweeps Adventures|

Much to my dismay, my owners and I are learning the pitfalls of the youngest member of our Clan gaining his adult teeth. Yes, you have guessed it, Bracken is teething! Now don’t get me [...]

New Year Miracle

By | January 19th, 2017|Local News|

The McLeod family complete with Tiga a friendly 11 year old ginger Tom Cat and Tara an aging black Labrador set off on a 400 mile journey from Doncaster to Ardtornish Estate for their first, [...]

Fruit Tree Planting & Maintenance

By | November 21st, 2016|Garden|

One of the key jobs this month is rescuing and replacing some of the soft fruit that I inherited in the garden. The raspberries, which are currently sitting in an impossibly weedy and mold ridden [...]

A new hound on the block…

By | November 9th, 2016|Sweeps Adventures|

The world as I know it has just ended…….Early November my owners welcomed Bracken, an 8 week old Clumber Spaniel puppy. The soft fur, those floppy ears, that quizzical look that draws an "awww" from [...]

Morvern Community Woodlands News

By | October 24th, 2016|Local News|

Morvern Community Woodlands (MCW) has gone from strength to strength since the community purchased Achnaha Wood eighteen months ago. The sheer number of voluntary hours put in is quite amazing. MCW leads forest activities in [...]

News from Bùrach

By | September 28th, 2016|Local News|

The Royal National Mòd in Oban in 2015 was fantastic. The choir continued their success with a third placing in the Sheriff MacMaster Campbell competition for Rural Choirs. Our own choice piece composed by our [...]

A Walk on the Wild Side

By | September 21st, 2016|Sweeps Adventures|

Take one Clumber Spaniel, a dotty Tri-Colour Collie named Tam and a rather wise Patterdale Cross Terrier aka Ozzy and you have a recipe for our next great adventure. Before we take you on our [...]

Summer Pruning

By | September 16th, 2016|Garden|

Summers ending and my attention has been focused on taming the fruit trees including apples, pears, plums and cherries that grow within one of our many poly tunnels. Growing fruit trees in this environment presents [...]